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8 Simple Tips for Moving Furniture

By | Advice for Moving, Moving Equipment, Moving Tips

Preparing to move large pieces of furniture and white goods can be a daunting task. However, there are plenty of ways to make things easier for yourself. Here are 12 simple tips to try out the next time you’re moving house. Disclaimer: This article is written with the assumption that you will be following proper moving and handling techniques. If lifting, make sure you know what those techniques are so that you don’t cause yourself an injury.

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Quick Kitchen/Dining Room Packing Tips

By | Advice for Moving, Furniture Pads, Moving Equipment, Moving Tips

Of all the rooms in the house, the kitchen is perhaps the most daunting to pack. This is compounded when you are on a tight deadline as there are so many potential breakages (crockery, stemware,  bottles, etc.) and spillages (wine, liquor, oil, vinegar, etc.) if care isn’t taken. The good news is that if you are organized, have the right packing materials and follow a systematic process, you can pack up that kitchen/dining room quickly and safely – in two days max.

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Moving Tips: How To Pack A Painting & Mirrors Safely

By | Corrugated Cartons & Packaging, Education & How To, Moving Equipment, Moving Tips

One of the frequently asked questions professional movers ask me is how to best pack a painting. Given the liability involved with moving art and how easy it is to injure the glass, the picture frame and/or the painting itself—not to mention the importance art holds to people, it is important to use the best possible methods as well as the best possible packaging materials. 2261

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Maintaining the Integrity of Confidential Information & Privacy during a Commercial or Residential Move

By | Moving Equipment

How to maintain information & privacy during a commercial or residential move? When planning a move, an often overlooked but very important consideration is the protection of documents and computers that contain private you or your company’s private information. For companies, sensitive information can range from corporate finances, operations details, corporate strategies, private information regarding clients, and client credit card information to private information about employees, including employee social security numbers and salaries. For individuals, private information similarly can extend from personal records to finances, and the results from privacy and identity theft can be devastating. New Haven’s in-house experts…

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How to Move Your Household Appliances while Protecting Your Appliances and Floors

By | Education & How To, Moving Equipment

We are often asked for tips regarding how to safely move refrigerators, dishwashers, and other home appliances, and it is certainly understandable why this part of a domestic move can seem particularly challenging. Move household appliances is in some ways more complicated and requires more advance planning than does moving even fine furniture. Here is a list for you that that our New Haven experts put together to help ensure that your move will be safe and as effortless as is possible. STEP 1 – PREPARE YOUR APPLIANCES TO BE MOVED First, empty out the contents of your appliances and…

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What Equipment Do You Need for a Commercial Office Move?

By | Moving Equipment

Moving an office provides a unique set of requirements and challenges that is different from those of moving a home. First of all, the advanced planning is often logistically complex—involving coordinating the installation of computers, electronics, telephones and security systems while simultaneously keeping the communications and day-to-day business of a company intact. The moving equipment you need will need to conduct an efficient commercial move is different from those of a residential move as well. Here is a a basic list of office moving supplies that movers’ “must have’s” for a cost-efficient, time-efficient, safe, stream-lined office move: Needful Equipment for Commercial Relocation…

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